The Polish surname Jackwisz is of patronymic
origin, that is, the name was created from the first name of the original bearer's father. In this instance, the surname is derived from the Polish name Jacek, which is the equivalent of the English Jack.
Early Origins of the Jackwisz family
The surname Jackwisz was first found in Wielkopolska, or "Great Poland," the historical region that incorporates today's districts of Kalisz, Poznan, Leszno and Konin. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Jackwisz family
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Jackwisz Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jackowicz, Jakowski, Jackiewicz, Jackowiak and many more.
Early Notables of the Jackwisz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jackwisz family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michael Jackowitz, who came to Maryland some time between the years 1900 and 1910; Anna Jackowska, who arrived in Baltimore in 1909 aboard the "SS Hannover".